Nov 092012

tradeTrade in traditional light strings for discounts on energy-efficient LED holiday lights. 

 Home Depot is offering  vouchers for $3 to $5 off a selection  of LED lights for shoppers turning in holiday strings with incandescent bulbs. LED lights save significantly more energy than traditional lights. 

The deal is available to November 14.

 Posted by on November 9, 2012  Shopping  Comments Off on Trade-in discounts for holiday lights
Mar 212012

jetblue fFlights from various parts of Florida are included in a jetBlue sale.

The deals are available for eligible trips booked March 21 for travel March 27 to June 20.

Some exceptions and restrictions apply.

The deals include flights in West Palm, Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Jacksonville and Tampa. 

Feb 142012

jetblueWith a Valentine’s Day reference, jetBlue is offering deals on fares.

Love-A-Fare sale is February 14.

Some of the deals include

  • $93 Jacksonville to San Juan
  • $100 Jacksonville to Boston
  • $102 Jacksonville to New York

The sale is for mostly for travel Tuesdays and Wednesdays from February 21 to April 3.  Some restrictions apply.

Jan 032012

jetblueJetBlue is offering a sale on some fares, including several trips from Florida. 

Deals include Fort Lauderdale to Nassau, $44,  Orlando to New York, $99;  West Palm Beach to New York, $84 and  Orlando to Puerto Rico, $84.

  Some exclusions and restrictions may apply.

Tickets must be purchased by January 4. Taxes and fees are additional.

AirTran, Virgin America, Southwest and Frontier are offering  sales too, according to TravelZoo.

 Posted by on January 3, 2012  Travel & Hotels  Comments Off on JetBlue and other Airline Sales
Dec 302011

travelzooAirTran, Virgin America and some other airlines are offering  sales, according to TravelZoo.

Most deals, including some from JetBlue, are for travel January 4 to May 16.  Some must be purchased by January 2.

The best prices on for travel are Tuesdays to Thursdays and Saturdays, TravelZoo states.

Booking tips and some examples of the one-way sales  are featured on the TravelZoo web site.


  • Fort Lauderdale to Washington DC, $36
  • Orlando to Atlanta, $59
  • Miami to Atlanta,  $61
  • West Palm Beach to New York in January & February, $84
  • Sarasota to Baltimore, $85
  • Baltimore to Miami, $88
  • Tampa to Denver, $129
 Posted by on December 30, 2011  Travel  Comments Off on Airline Tickets From $32
Dec 132011

maggiemooFree sweet treats. 

Participating Maggie Moo’s shops, including a shop in Jax, are making the tasty offer.

For National Cupcake Day Thursday December 15, participating Maggie Moo’s shops are offering free ice cream cupcakes from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The deal is valid while supplies are available.

Maggie Moo’s is at The Avenues Mall, 10300 Southside Boulevard, Jacksonville, 904-363-9656

Thanks to CharlotteOnTheCheap for the tip.

 Posted by on December 13, 2011  Food & Drink  Comments Off on Free Ice Cream Treats at Maggie Moo’s
May 312011

regal-kids-moviesRegal movie theaters are offering family-friendly films Tuesdays and Wednesdays for $1, starting June 14.

The program starts at 10 a.m. each day.

The $1 movies will be shown at these Jacksonville theaters:

  • Beach Boulevard Stadium 18, 14051 Beach Blvd.; 904-992-4394

  • Avenues Stadium 20, 9525 Phillips Highway; 904-538-3892

These are the films that will be shown, with varying schedules at the two theaters:

  • Kit Kittredge, The Last Airbender

  • Astro Boy, Tale Of Despereaux
  • Ramona & Beezus, Yogi Bear
  • Marmaduke, Muppets From Space
  • Alpha And Omega, Diary Of A Wimpy Kid
  • Despicable Me, How To Train Your Dragon
  • Muppets Take Manhattan, Shrek Forever After
  • Charlotte’s Web, Megamind
  • Nanny McPhee Returns, Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything